General & world history

    Mr Bridgman's Accomplice

    By John Dann

    Paperback £7.99

    Growing up in Sussex during the turbulent 17th century, John became involved in the illegal ‘owling’ trade, where he learnt his seamanship. Whilst carousing in a Rye inn he was unexpectedly pressed into the Royal Navy. In 1694, disgruntled with the ill-fated Spanish Expedition, he joined ‘Long Ben’ Every’s mutiny...

    Great Speeches

    By Arcturus Publishing

    Hardback £10.25

    'Great Speeches' collects over 40 of the most powerful and stirring addresses delivered in the English language with illustrations accompanying each speech.

    Beneath Another Sky

    By Norman Davies

    Hardback £20.46

    'He writes history like nobody else. He thinks like nobody else ... He sees the world as a whole, with its limitless fund of stories' Bryan Appleyard, Sunday Times Where have the people in any particular place actually come from? What are the historical complexities in any particular place? This...

    Square and the Tower

    By Niall Ferguson

    Hardback £17.46

    The New York Times bestseller 'Silicon Valley needed a history lesson and Ferguson has provided it' Eric Schmidt What if everything we thought we knew about history was wrong? From Niall Ferguson, the global bestselling author of Empire, The Ascent of Money and Civilization, this is a whole new way...

    Ex Captivitate Salus

    By Carl Schmitt

    Hardback £40.71

    When Germany was defeated in 1945, both the Russians and the Americans undertook mass internments in the territories they occupied. The Americans called their approach `automatic arrest'.

    Biafran War and Postcolonial Humanitarianism

    By Lasse Heerten

    Hardback £78.51

    The first transnational history of the Nigerian Civil War; exploring how the conflict, initially of marginal interest to much of the world, became 'Biafra', a global protest and media event, and a defining moment in the postcolonial history of humanitarianism, human rights, Holocaust memory and representation of the Third World.

    Darkening Age

    By Catherine Nixey

    Hardback Save £5.54 = £14.46

    What Is Global History?

    By Sebastian Conrad

    Paperback £13.25

    Until very recently, historians have looked at the past with the tools of the nineteenth century. But globalization has fundamentally altered our ways of knowing, and it is no longer possible to study nations in isolation or to understand world history as emanating from the West. This book reveals why...

    House of Spies

    By Peter Matthews

    Paperback Save £1.54 = £8.45

    In this paperback edition of the first book on St Ermin's, Peter Matthews, a witness to the intelligence battle for supremacy between MI5, MI6 and the KGB, explores this remarkable true history that is more riveting than any spy novel.

    World History of Design Volume 1

    By Victor Margolin

    Paperback Save £6.29 = £28.70

    This is the first volume of the World History of Design, the definitive historical account of global design by pre-eminent design scholar Victor Margolin. The first volume explores the earliest cave art and human tools, including the key examples of the visual and material culture that were produced in all...

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